Daily Archives: December 6, 2017
A new Jimi Hendrix album with 13 unheard songs will be released by Sony Legacy Recordings on March 9th. Both Sides Of The Sky has music recorded between January 1968 and February 1970. Hendrix’s engineer Eddie Kramer, John McDermott and his sister Janie Hendrix co-produced the album. His Band Of Gypsys lineup takes center stage with appearances from Lonnie Youngblood, Johnny Winter and Stephen Stills. “Hear My Train A Comin'” features The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Both Sides Of The Sky follows People, Hell and Angels from 2013.
Stass THEE Boss just released her Voices album and it is a reinterpretation of the gospel world. She takes sounds from church and reshapes them into songs that almost neatly fall into the landscape of deep house. The mostly instrumental nine songs are contemplative and dance-worthy at the same time.
“He’s the only artist I’ve met who has no time for flattery or compliments. He’s one of the greatest songwriters of all time; his influence on modern American music is massive. He’s seen it all but stays really humble and true to the music.”
In February James will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of his debut album The Dreamer with a four-night run at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City.